The SilverstoneTek LC14
From a MythTV point of view what makes the no longer in production SilverstoneTek LC14 case both odd and interesting is a series of media buttons on the front of the case. From a software perspective these buttons look like an odd keyboard. For the buttons to work you must connect the front panel to the motherboard via the USB connector.
Mythbuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal Instructions
Front Media Buttons
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Front Media Buttons To use the buttons we edit (or if it doesn't already exit we create) the .xmodmaprc file in the mythtv users. For most this means we are working with the /home/mythtv/.xmodmaprc file.
! Keymap for Silverstone LC-14 case ! Skip Back keycode 144 = Left ! Skip Forward keycode 153 = Right ! Stop keycode 164 = Escape ! PlayPause keycode 162 = P ! VolUp keycode 176 = bracketright ! VolDn keycode 174 = bracketleft ! Mute keycode 160 = bar
Save the above. To bring the above functions up immediately enter:
Now you need to make sure the above will come up each time the MythTV system is rebooted. Under KnoppMyth version R5F27 this can be done by editing the file /usr/local/bin/KnoppMyth-run and changing the line:
CMD2='exec mythfrontend --logfile /var/log/mythtv/mythfrontend.log'
CMD2='exec xmodmap /home/mythtv/.xmodmaprc | exec mythfrontend --logfile /var/log/mythtv/mythfrontend.log'
Lastly if you are running diskless frontends with the above hardware, you need to make sure the client machines will act appropriately. Under KnoppMyth you will need to edit the following file: